|Broadcast area||Prescott / Flagstaff, Arizona|
|Branding||The News 1490|
|Slogan||"When KYCA Talks, People Listen."|
|First air date||October 1, 1940|
|Callsign meaning||Yavapai County Arizona.|
|Affiliations||Fox News Radio
KYCA (AM 1490 kHz "The News 1490") is a radio station broadcasting a talk radio format to the Prescott-Flagstaff, Arizona, area. It first began broadcasting on October 1, 1940. The station is owned by Southwest Broadcasting, and is the original broadcaster of the following programs: "KYCA Talks", "KYCA PM","Tri-City Sports Round-Up," & "Healthline".
KYCA (The News 1490) has been serving Prescott and the surrounding communities since 1940, providing news and other programming to the rapidly growing area. The station was originally part of the Arizona Radio Network and owned by KTAR radio in Phoenix. The station was acquired by Southwest Broadcasting in 1970, and remains under that ownership today.
KYCA, an affiliate of the Fox News Radio Network and Westwood One, also carries local news, sports, and other information. The station first began its transition to full-time news-talk radio with the premiere of The Rush Limbaugh Show in 1988 and The Dr. Dean Edell Show a few years later. The current lineup includes Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, Jerry Doyle, and Lars Larson.
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